logo
g
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies

dailyclick
Bored? Games!
Nutrition
Postcards
Take a Quiz
Rate My Photo

new
European Travel
Action Movies
Bible Basics
Houseplants
Romance Movies
Creativity
Family Travel


dailyclick
All times in EST

Full Schedule
g
g Budget Travel Site

BellaOnline's Budget Travel Editor

g

June 24 2007 Budget Travel Newsletter


Here's the latest article from the Budget Travel site at BellaOnline.com.

Free Cemetery Tours - History, Ornamentation, Garden Design, and Many
Stories
With a good guide, a cemetery tour can be a fascinating walk through
history. Art, architecture, garden design and horticulture are also there
for all to see. Such tours are usually free or inexpensive.

http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art32495.asp

A few days ago I took a tour of Calgary's Union Cemetery with a great
local guide. Even though I have lived in Calgary for a long time, I was
amazed at how much of the city's history she revealed in just an hour.
The cemetery is quite large and we hit only a few highlights, but I
learned about the 26-year-old Chinese immigrant who left part of his life
savings to start the first hospital here, saw the grave of the famous
Black cowboy John Ware, the first woman to preside over a court in the
British Empire, and many more. Love stories, police stories, cowboy
stories - they're all here.

I got over my own jitters about visiting cemeteries long ago. They are
gardens of memory, and we the living are meant to visit them to keep the
memories going.

And, speaking of great cemeteries, that's one of the things New Orleans is
famous for. Post-Katrina, the city is still working hard to get back on
its feet. If you are considering a visit, you can read up with the
guidebook currently offered as a prize in my forum contest. Just go to
the Budget Travel forum (URL is below) and see if you can answer the
trivia question. (Must be a USA or UK resident to receive the prize).

The first question is soooo easy: What is the capital city of Canada? If
you know, go ahead and post it on the Budget Travel forum.

Please visit budgettravel.bellaonline.com for even more great content
about Budget Travel.

To participate in free, fun online discussions, this site has a community
forum all about Budget Travel located here -

http://forums.bellaonline.com/ubbthreads.php?ubb=postlist&Board=52

I hope to hear from you sometime soon, either in the forum or in response
to this email message. Have fun passing this message along to family and
friends, because we all love free knowledge!

Happy Travels,

Jill

Jill Browne, Budget Travel Editor
http://budgettravel.bellaonline.com

One of hundreds of sites at BellaOnline.com


Unsubscribe from the Budget Travel Newsletter

Online Newsletter Archive for Budget Travel Site

Master List of BellaOnline Newsletters



g

For FREE email updates, subscribe to the Budget Travel Newsletter

g features
Get Cheap Airfare Deals

Family Fun for Free in London

Take to the Road

Archives | Site Map

forum
Forum
email
Contact

Past Issues
memberscenter


vote
Poetry
Daily
Weekly
Monthly
Less than Monthly



BellaOnline on Facebook
g


| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2014 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.


BellaOnline Editor